Journal collections

Narrative, Emotions, and Social Change between Global and Local Space

Narrative is a powerful tool in the life of individuals that determines their decisions and also their imagination of the future. This collection aims to bring together theoretical, empirical and interdiscip...

  • Emiliana Mangone
  • Adrian Scribano
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Open
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Ongoing
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Synthetic Media and Synthetic Reality: From Deepfakes to Virtual Worlds

The term ‘synthetic media’ can be used to describe a broad range of content generated, in whole or in part, by employing machine learning or other means of automatic content generation. Such content is curre...

  • Professor Ignas Kalpokas
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Open
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Ongoing
Reimagining STEM learning and development in early childhood: Play-based challenges and perspectives

Overcoming traditional or emerging dichotomies between play and learning in the early years is critical for early childhood education practice and research. Developing and implementing play-based settings in...

  • Dr Glykeria Fragkiadaki
  • Prof Marilyn Fleer
  • Dr Prabhat Rai
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Open
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Ongoing
Mixed Research Methods in the Training of Social Sciences Teachers

Teacher training is an issue of current interest at an international level. Analysis of trainee teachers’ knowledge is considered crucial in being able to direct their initial training programmes. Empirical ...

  • Dr Cosme J. Gómez Carrasco
  • Dr Álex Ibáñez Etxeberría
  • Prof Jairo Rodríguez Medina
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Open
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Ongoing
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Digital Hate and (Anti-)Social Media

The terrorist attack on a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, in spring 2019, brought to the fore the ways social media is used by terrorists and their sympathisers to host and circulate material that promo...

  • Prof Mike Grimshaw
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Open
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Ongoing
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Social and Spatial Inequalities: Processes, Impacts and Policies

This research article collection will showcase cutting-edge research on the multidimensional and relational concept of ‘inequality’, bringing together contributions, both quantitative and qualitative, theore...

  • Dr Renato Miguel do Carmo
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Open
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Ongoing
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Challenges and Limits to Personal Diplomacy

Among the many roles played by political decision-makers, one of the most important is that of the personal relations between leaders, that is, the personal diplomacy performed by heads of state and heads of...

  • Dr Karina Paulina Marczuk
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Open
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Ongoing
Agent‐Based Modelling: Applications in Policy Making

Agent-based Modeling (ABM) is a bottom-up analysis methodology. It allows the creation of "artificial societies" in which many entities, endowed with rules at the micro-level, interact within an environment ...

  • Prof Dr Klaus G. Troitzsch
  • Dr Marco Remondino
Submission status
Open
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Ongoing